Flagentyl 1000mg Tablet

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Composition for Flagentyl 1000mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Bacterial infections, Parasitic infections
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₹16.34/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Flagentyl Tablet

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Uses of Flagentyl Tablet

Flagentyl 1000mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and parasitic infections.
It is used in infections of the brain, reproductive system, gastrointestinal tract, skin, vagina, and other areas of the body.
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Side effects of Flagentyl Tablet

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

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How to use Flagentyl Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Flagentyl 1000mg Tablet with food.

How Flagentyl Tablet works

Flagentyl 1000mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.

In Depth Information on Flagentyl Tablet

Expert advice for Flagentyl Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • It may cause side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and a metallic taste in the mouth.
  • If you are using Flagentyl in a high dose or for a prolonged time, there is a risk of more side effects, like nerve damage.
  • You should not drink alcohol during or for 48 hours after treatment. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache if you take it together.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Flagentyl 1000mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flagentyl 1000mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Flagentyl 1000mg Tablet should be used with caution during l
actation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Flagentyl 1000mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Flagent
yl 1000mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Flagentyl 1000mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Flagentyl 1000mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Secnidazole, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Flagentyl 1000mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Secnidazole

Q. What does secnidazole treat/cure?
Secnidazole is used to treat intestinal amoebiasis (infection of the intestinal), hepatic amoebiasis (infection of the liver), urthritis (infection of the urethra) and vaginitis (infection of the vagina) caused by Trichomonas vaginalis and giardiasis (parasitic infections)
Q. How does secnidazole work?
Secnidazole is an antiinfective drug that belongs to a class of medicine called nitroimidazole. It works by inhibiting energy production of the disease/infection causing microorganism thereby killing them
Q. How long does secnidazole take to work?
It takes 3 hours for secnidazole to reach it's peak serum concentration. So, maximum time taken to work is around 3 hours
Q. Does secnidazole contain sulphur?
No, secnidazole does not contain sulphur.
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